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PlantFiles: African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Irish Maiden'

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Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Irish Maiden
Hybridized by S. Sorano; Year of Registration or Introduction: 10/21/89

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Size/Type:
Standard

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Flower Characteristics:
Double
Star
Ruffled (frilled or wavy)

Leaf Shape/Type:
Ruffled

Leaf Texture:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation:
May be propagated by cuttings (leaf, sucker, or bloom stalk)

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Snowrose On Aug 23, 2007, Snowrose from Frederick, MD (Zone 6b) wrote:

Irish Maiden (7209) 10/21/1989 (S. Sorano) Double white and green ruffled star. Medium green, ruffled. Standard

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Ellerbe, North Carolina



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